Treatment Techniques

Assertive Community Treatment
Sponsored by the Assertive Community Treatment Association, Inc., National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI), Anti Stigma Foundation, and Programs of Assertive Community Treatment (PACT), Inc.

Assessment and Treatment of Serious/Chronic Mental Illness
Summary of basic issues and techniques involved in the identification, assessment and treatment/rehabilitation of individuals with serious, chronic mental illness. It lists and briefly describes general considerations and specific bio-psycho-social interventions.

Clinical Practice Guidelines
This page links to various treatment guidelines for a variety of psychiatric conditions.

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Comprehensive overview of this treatment. In this case, it is applied to the treatment of cocaine addition, but the principles apply to many disorders. 

Community Reinforcement Approach
Comprehensive treatment approach to cocaine addiction, which has some general principles applicable to other disorders. 

Explains in a general way the purpose and practice of psychoanalysis.


Updated 9-19-13